People in Tonga
The people of Tonga are called Tongans. 108,000
inhabitants are distributed over the small islands. Many
of Tonga's original residents also live abroad (see Why
do people of Tonga migrate? ).
The second largest population in Tonga are Chinese.
These often open small shops and are very enterprising.
The locals don't always like this.
Along with Samoa and Fiji, Tonga is one of the
longest-populated areas in central Polynesia. By the
way, the name Tonga means "south". If you look at the
map, this can be understood.
98 out of 100 people are Polynesians. Most of the
people live on the largest island, which is called
Tongatapu, about a third of all residents of Tonga.
Languages in Tonga
They speak Tongan, but also English.
Religions in Tonga
Most of the residents are Christians, although there
are several churches here, almost a third profess to be
part of the official state church of the Free Wesleyan
Church. The royal family is also a member of this